Sony has just announced its full lineup of games set to make an appearance at this year’s highly anticipated Tokyo Game Show. Organized by Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) along with Nikkei BP, this year’s show will be held at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. The show opens on September 18 but will be open to the public on September 20.
Startup Asia has landed in the Land of the Rising Sun! Our inaugural event in Tokyo kicked off with a welcome address by Andrew Wang, Tech in Asia’s head of Japan. He expressed the team’s dedication to covering the domestic ecosystem and assured the audience that our first local event is definitely not the last. Namba-san opened her keynote speech by talking about DeNA’s roots – as an auction company. After Yahoo Japan entered the market, she was forced to change her game plan, which eventually landed on mobile gaming.
TAIPEI, Taiwan — On course to enjoy the largest growth in regional semiconductor manufacturing equipment and materials capital expenditures for 2014-15, Taiwan will bring this investment energy into focus on Sept. 3-5 at SEMICON Taiwan 2014. SEMICON Taiwan 2014 is expected to be the largest ever in its 19-year history, featuring 1,340 booths and reaching over 40,000 attendees and exhibitors at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall (南港展覽館).
Huawei hosted its second Global Power Industry Summit in Brisbane, Australia, this week. The event was held on August 21 to 22, 2014 and saw worldwide participation from power companies, industry organizations, and the academic community. These professionals gathered at a place to share insights and best practices on building connected smart grids and explore upcoming trends in the power industry. Huawei’s summit was themed “Innovative ICT Empowers Better Connected Smart Grids,” and included several keynote presentations and roundtable sessions.
HYDERABAD: India needs to unleash technological and social innovations that can usher in a new developmental model the world has not seen before, TCSBSE 0.07 % Vice- Chairman S Ramadorai said today. “We need technological and social innovations that can show the way to a new developmental model, a model where cutting-edge technologies power our quest to understand the outer space and at the same time high-end but low cost technologies help solve simple everyday problems,” he said.
TAIPEI — The Taipei International Digital Content Summit is to be held Sept. 10-11, with a main focus on fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband applications in the digital content industry. Featuring the topic “Always and Everywhere,” this year’s summit will include an international forum, one-on-one business meetings, app section and special demonstrations, according to the Taipei Computer Association (TCA), one of the organizers.
HONG KONG: Fans dressed as Transformers, Iron Man and Jedi knights were among thousands at the first day of Hong Kong’s comic and games expo Friday, where Xbox and PlayStation went head-to-head with their new consoles. The Ani-Com show at the city’s harbourside convention centre is one of the biggest of its kind in Asia and was packed with teenagers, many of them in coloured wigs and costumes mimicking their favourite Japanese comic book heroes.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced it will produce the 2015 International CES Asia scheduled to run May 25-27 in Shanghai, China. This inaugural event will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) and will draw global businesses to showcase the latest products and technologies entering the Asian marketplace. CEA is co-organizing the event with Intex Shanghai Co., Ltd., a prominent producer of international tradeshows in China.
A massive IT exhibition has been held in Macau. This year’s Macau Communication Expo has played host to over 70 companies from various parts of Asia. Ma Zhiguang headed the expo’s prep-committee. “Communication technology now plays a more and more important role in Macau’s economy, accounting for a higher proportion of the economy. With multiple large-scale entertainment projects in use by 2016, Macau’s economy is going to hit new heights. To plan ahead, Macau needs to advance its 4G technology, wifi and fiber optics. The SAR also needs a new data center and better cloud-computing. This will make Macao a real digital city, and will provide high-quality services for both locals and tourists in Macau.” Over 170-booths had displays at this weekend’s event in Macau.
[Shanghai, China, June 11, 2014] Huawei, a leading global information and communications (ICT) solutions provider, will appear at the Mobile Asia Expo 2014, acting as a gold sponsor for the event and participating as a speaker at the GSMA Mobile Forum. The Expo, held in Shanghai for the past three consecutive years, will enable Huawei to further demonstrate its commitment to promoting the development of the global mobile ecosystem.
With the corporate spirit of “Always Ahead”, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) constantly gains insights of global trends in mobile Internet and value-added service. Thus, CHT announce forming an alliance with Mozilla, and will be showcasing services including “Hami News”, “Hami Weather”, “Hami Travel”, and “Hami Horoscope” at the Mobile Asia Expo.
Today, we are happy to share that we are one step closer to our mission. Team Tech in Asia is excited to have Nikkei Asian Review on board as our Official Media Partner at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014. Nikkei is a familiar media brand within the world of business and finance and we believe that working with a major media outlet like Nikkei will raise the profile of the fast growing, entrepreneur-led tech ecosystem in Japan and the rest of Asia.
Supermicro Computer, a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, has continued to expand its server and storage rack solutions amid increased demand for highly scalable, energy efficient and environmentally friendly solutions for data center, cloud and enterprise IT environments.
FIDO Alliance visionary Ramesh Kesanupalli will present the “Future of Authentication” on June 4th at COMPUTEX TAIPEI. FIDO Alliance members EgisTec, Nok Nok Labs, and others will follow Mr. Kesanupalli in a panel discussion regarding FIDO authentication. COMPUTEX TAIPEI is among the world’s leading platforms for introducing ICT procurement, new products, and technology applications. Every year top ICT elites, innovators, and entrepreneurs from every corner of the world gather to showcase the most advanced and innovative ICT products, attracting more than 38,000 international visitors.
Toshiba and Seagate are set to showcase their latest storage products at the Computex 2014. Toshiba has unveiled its new enterprise hard drive recently. The hard drive is designed for bulk storage systems and servers supporting cloud-based applications and scale-out workloads. Meanwhile, Seagate has cooperated with Qnap and Thecus to release a new 6TB enterprise-level hard drive as well as its QNap Turbo NAS technology. Both will be showcased at Computex.
TAITRA this year teamed up with a Taiwanese developer supplying the modules powering Apple’s iBeacon technology, which enables near proximity communication between mobile devices via Bluetooth connectivity. The iBeacon technology overcomes the limitations of GPS-assisted navigation in indoor environments and will be incorporated into TAITRA’s exclusive app that will be available for download at each operating system’s respective app store by COMPUTEX Taipei visitors, providing the swiftest path to exhibition booths.
TAIPEI, Taiwan — The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 對外貿易發展協會) yesterday held an international press conference previewing the COMPUTEX Taipei, one of the world’s premier trade shows for the global information and communication technology (ICT) sector, while presenting accolades to the winners of this year’s COMPUTEX d&i Awards.
TAIPEI: Asia’s largest tech trade show will be a battleground for smart innovations when it kicks off in Taiwan Tuesday — from car systems which warn when you are driving badly to a toothbrush-style camera that films the user’s teeth. More than 1,500 exhibitors, including some of the world’s leading technology brands, will set out their stalls at Computex, in the capital Taipei, with 130,000 visitors expected for the five-day event.
TAIPEI–Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,台積電), the world’s largest contract chip maker, was honored Friday for excellence in promoting a balance between work and life, enabling employees to be as good at “producing” babies as making chips in 2013. TSMC said in a statement that it has won the first “Work Life Balance Award” presented by the Ministry of Labor in recognition of the company’s performance in three areas: employee initiative and achievements, care and support for employee families, and employee health and safety.
Computex — For the sixth year running, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) has clinched a Best Choice Award at Computex, picking up the honor for NVIDIA® GRID™ technology, as well as a coveted “Golden Award” for the NVIDIA Tegra® K1 mobile processor. NVIDIA’s honors mark the longest Best Choice Award win-streak of any international Computex exhibitor. More than 475 technology products from nearly 200 vendors competed for this year’s recognition.